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Houston METRO Attempting Fight Congestion in the Years to Come

Ismael Figueroa, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

Any city with sufficient population to cause traffic congestion has sufficient population to support a first rate public transportation alternative. In our city, where I-610 is commonly referred to as the “Ring of Fire,” due to the inescapable yellow, orange, and reds on our satellite navigation during...

Self-proclaimed “king of R&B,” Jacquees, shows love to Houston at House of Blues

Self-proclaimed “king of R&B,” Jacquees, shows love to Houston at House of Blues

Sarah Al-Shaikh, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019

The self-proclaimed “king of R&B,” Jacquees, hit the stage with an energetic and soulful performance Valentine’s Day at Houston’s House of Blues. The crowd was filled with couples celebrating their love and friends enjoying each other’s company, all while jamming out to Jacquees’ songs. It w...

“Fluffy” brings nonstop laughs in new Netflix special

“Fluffy” brings nonstop laughs in new Netflix special

Ana Gonzalez, Head Editor

February 6, 2019

About a year after Hurricane Harvey brushed through the Houston area, Comedian Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias announced that he would film a Netflix special titled “One Show Fits All” at the Toyota Center. On January 29, that same special was dropped on Netflix. The 42-year-old comedian did...

Artists on the spotlight at Texas Contemporary Art Festival

Artists on the spotlight at Texas Contemporary Art Festival

Ana Gonzalez, Culture Editor

October 11, 2018

Hundreds, if not thousands of artists and art enthusiasts flocked over to the George R Brown Convention Center during the weekend of October 4 for the Texas Contemporary Art Fair. The fair welcomed more than 3,500 guests into the convention center, which became a massive turnout. Curators, art ...

The Legacy of Super Bowl LI

John Cañamar, Sports Editor

February 8, 2017

When the sporting world looks back at Super Bowl LI, it will be remembered as one of the most thrilling NFL games in history. Filled with unbelievable plays and a storybook ending that if not seen by millions live worldwide it would be thought of like a made by Hollywood blockbuster. If this is how...

White Lives Matter protest Anti-Defamation League

White Lives Matter protest Anti-Defamation League

Michael Garcia, Egalitarian Staff Writer

October 4, 2016

A swarm of protesters from various organizations and police officers surrounded The Anti-Defamation League located on 4635 Southwest Fwy on Saturday morning around 11 AM. An all white organization called White Lives Matter, who went national after they protested in front of the NAACP office back in...

The Force is strong in Houston

The Force is strong in Houston

Fabian Brims, Staff Writer

May 18, 2016

The Star Wars Art Festival returned to Houston May 6-8. Dandee Warhol and his crew from the War’Hous Visual Studios worked for months to bring back the popular show, and once again it was an overwhelming success for Houston’s art scene. An old, graffiti-covered warehouse in the East End became...

Students experience WorldFest

Students experience WorldFest

Fabian Brims, Staff Writer

May 11, 2016

A student’s life can be pretty tough. Papers, projects, and deadlines can be overwhelming so a little distraction, like a movie, is like pure gold. How fortunate that HCC was able to provide stressed students with VIP Gold Passes to WorldFest—America’s longest-running independent film festival that ...

Houston Flood 2016

Houston Flood 2016

Jimmieka Mills, News Editor

April 21, 2016

Historic flooding consumed Houston and surrounding areas early Monday morning. So far, there have been 8 deaths attributed to the floods. The images on TV have dredged up memories of the Memorial Day floods that happened less than a year ago. However, for most victims in the Greenspoint and other...

Spring break staycations around Houston

Spring break staycations around Houston

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

March 13, 2016

If spring break will be a staycation or if you’re on a tight budget, there are free things you can do around Houston for a unique experience on your time off. Go sightseeing. The JPMorgan Chase Tower offers the highest public view of Houston from the Sky Lobby on the sixtieth floor. A one-stop elevator takes visitors to the observat...

Super Bowl Volunteers

Super Bowl Volunteers

Marialuisa Rincon, Staff Writter

March 12, 2016

Houston is counting down the days until the Super Bowl returns to Houston for its fifty-first year. Andy Newman, the Director of Volunteer Programs, has a big job to complete. In about 340 days, he must recruit and oversee the training of 10 thousand volunteers that will help guide the million or...

Race for D.A., Kim Ogg

Race for D.A., Kim Ogg

Marialuisa Rincon, Staff Writer

February 11, 2016

Kim Ogg wants to be district attorney to fix the broken justice system. Unless you are in real trouble with the law, you’re unlikely to be familiar with the role of DA. Ogg says that, “running for Harris County district attorney is applying to be CEO of the largest public law firm in Texas.” Current...

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